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welked t were back at home. as they travel across the state of indiana and talk to people from all different categories of work engagement small to medium to large businesses, homeowners, other constituents one thing came through loud and clear, ando that was i needed to listen to i them more than they needed to listen to me. what was on their mind i hope isobs what the president will beecau hearing as he travels across the country to talk about his jobsthe plan because j clearly on the lack minds of the american people was the jobs and the lack of jobs for many who werene struggling through a very very difficult time of unemployment. that students are graduating from college with noro place to pe go.la o people in -- were being laid off or terminated. unable to find new work. clearly we have a jobs crisis in this country. it has lasted now for some time. we have been in a deept. recession hopefully pulling out of that but the latest indicators are that things are pretty stagnant and in factin thet is t latest facet -- facts tha
death fresh in mind, along with seven others killed last month when storms toppled this indiana stage, clearing the stands in the interest of safety may now be considered a good call. barbara pinto, abc news, chicago. >> lesson learned out there. better safe than sorry. >> absolutely. >>> let's take a look at the weather from around the country on this labor day morning. some stormy weather from lee stretches as far north as washington, d.c. showers and thunderstorms will give way to heavy rain in the northeast from philadelphia to here in new york. boston, thunderstorms meanwhil., >> 88 in sacramento. a mild 66 in detroit. and 70 in indianapolis. heat finally breaks in texas with dallas only getting up to 82. welcome relief. 80s from boston baltimore. 81 in new orleans. 90 in miami. >>> in eastexas a mother and her 18 month-old daughter have died after an out of control wildfire engulfed their trailer home. officials say the pair had no chance to escape. >>> meanwhile a wildfire in the aust austin suburb destroyed two homes, the situation there has gotten so dangerous that the fire d
, one a boy from indiana, the other a girl from pennsylvania. the particular strain identified in late august has they ever been seen before. both children thankfully have recovered. for more information on this and other health stories, you can check out the health page at msnbc.com. >>> on the eve of their nfl season opener, the news is not good for peyton manning and the indianapolis colts. here's mario solis. >> hey there, good morning. we start with news from the nfl. colts quarterback peyton manning is recovering slower than expected from off-season neck surgery, and according to sources, could need another procedure. in essence, he's out indefinitely. to the diamond controversy between the phillies and marlins. the shot to right, brian peterson is there, yet can't make the catch. but wait, peterson says he's interfered with, and he's right. a fan reaches over the wall to grab the baseball. umpires review it and call the out on fan interference. to the 14th, tied at four. bases loaded and david herndon walks in the winning run. nothing going right for the phils. two days after su
and north central indiana and if they turned more north and northwest may swipe the southern suburbs. early tomorrow night and then this breaks down the line into a cloudy friday without any rainfall in the picture. could be talking 80 degree temperatures by early next week. indications warmer weather in much of next week. clearing and colder tonight with patchy light frost far northwest suburbs mchenry county and fox valley west and towards a dekalb county. winnebago and the deep rockford area. not in the city. o'hare airport bottoming out in the 40's. mostly sunny and seasonably cool tomorrow with a light cloud crushing us first going into northwest indiana from the north-northeast high 60 degrees spurted tomorrow night at north-northeast wind gusty scattered clouds low temperatures 42 degrees at o'hare airport and 50 degrees in the loop. could be a patch or two of frost tomorrow night. mostly cloudy continued cold temperatures on friday high temperature 65 degrees. back into the '70s on sunday saturday and perhaps 77 degrees for a sunday. that is an improvement. >> garfield park conser
virginia plays at indiana. dobbs graduated so chris proctor takes over as quarterback. navy needs five yards. proctor wants more. keeps it himself. great blocks here. check it out. cuts it back. depose 75 yards for the touchdown. proctor ran for 176 yards. four tds, three rushing, one passing. later in the first, same score on the option. proctor pitches to santiago. and the hawaii tphaefb says aloha. 40-17. minutes visit western kentucky next week. yesterday james madison loses its opener, 42-10. talking baseball now. starting pitcher tommy malone made his major league debut. and the kid from southern california made history. malone and the nats taking on the mets. malone's first major league strikeout. bottom of the inning. malone, two on. first pitch from dilan g. deep to right. into the bull pen for his first home run. nats take a 5-0 lead. the 18th pitch tore homer in his first career at-bat and ate to do it on the pitch. malone gets the curtain call. on the bump he goes 4 1/3 giving up six hits, four runs. what a night for tommy malone. nats down one. zimmerman up with bases load
at indiana university one remains missing. lauren disappeared. with each passing day her family's holding out hope she will be found. john yang reports. >> reporter: indiana university's new school year begins with an old question -- what happened to lauren speier? the 20-year-old fashion student was last seen walking back to her offcampus apartment at about 4:30 in the morning, after a night hoof partying with friend june 3rd, three months ago today. this summer, her parents retraced the steps at the same time of night. rob speier says what they saw disturbed them. >> we saw people walking, many of them were inebriated, some walking by themselves. our message had not registered with people. >> reporter: as the school year begins, lauren's apartment complex held safety seminars. >> we were extremely, extremely disappointed by the lack of turnout. they're either invincible or they are just completely oblivious to their surroundings. >> reporter: weeks of searching, including last month's search of thousands of tons of trash at a landfill, haven't turned up any trace of lauren. rob and charlene
's another story we're watching closely, breaking details on a mass murder in rural indiana. while police are piecing together this event that left five dead south of indianpolis on sunday, the family says the evidence points to one thing and that is drugs. rick folbaum is checking this for us at the breaking news desk. >> reporter: you know, this is a very tough story. we're waiting for autopsy results that should be released fairly soon. this could give police a clue, a clue that they desperately need to try to figure out exactly what they're dealing with here. it was sunday afternoon, law enforcement found a man dead inside an rv and that may -- then they found the bodies of two other males and two females at another property right across the street from the rv. we're told that four of the five people were all members of the same family, they include a man, his ex-wife, and their two grown children. a neighbor is saying there's a history of drug dealing that takes place in this area. there is some speculation that the shooter or shooters are among the dead, but right now, police say th
angeles. >>> investigators say whoever killed five people in rural indiana is still on the loose. four members of one family and their neighbor were found dead sunday. police say they all suffered gunshot wounds to the head. a 4-year-old little girl found wandering around the crime scene is thought to be the only survivor. but police refuse to say how she is related to the victims. >>> and talks aimed at reaching a new nba labor deal resume this morning here in new york. players and owners met for about two hours yesterday. if the talks to end the current lockout don't continue later this week, the league will be forced to cancel more preseason games. >>> in baseball, the atlanta braves and st. louis cardinals are tied for the national league's wild card playoff spot. each team has one game left, tonight. >>> as for highlights from the american league race, here's will selva at espn news. >> good morning. the rays and the red sox both tied atop the a.l. wild card race. the rays, continuing their surge. hosting the yankees. bottom of two. scoreless game. ben zobrist goes down and gets t
. the infection involved two children under the age of five, one a boy from indiana, the other a girl from pennsylvania. the particular strain identified in late august has they ever been seen before. both children thankfully have recovered. for more information on this and other health stories, you can check out the health page at msnbc.com. >>> on the eve of their nfl season opener, the news is not good for peyton manning and the indianapolis colts. here's mario solis. >> hey there, good morning. we start with news from the nfl. colts quarterback peyton manning is recovering slower than expected from off-season neck surgery, and according to sources, could need another procedure. in essence, he's out indefinitely. to the diamond controversy between the phillies and marlins. the shot to right, brian peterson is there, yet can't make the catch. but wait, peterson says he's interfered with, and he's right. a fan reaches over the wall to grab the baseball. umpires review it and call the out on fan interference. to the 14th, tied at four. bases loaded and david herndon walks in the winning ru
and indiana shores of lake michigan the weather service says the rip currents are likely to last through wednesday morning and the agency also warns small boaters to stay on shore waves today range from 12 to 18 ft. high >>president obama's spending part of his labor day holiday in the motor city. the president left his morning for detroit where he is scheduled to speak at the city's downtown renaissance center later this hour. he will deliver his annual labor day address to an expected crowd of 10,000 people and an event hosted by the metro detroit central labor council. this thursday the president will deliver a major speech on jobs and offer his plans to turn around the nation's unemployment numbers. five republican presidential candidates are headed for columbia south carolina this labor day mitt romney, michele bachman, herman cain, newt gingrich and ron paul will take part in the palmetto freedom forum it's hosted by south carolina senator jim dement whose endorsement is highly sought after by the republican presidential hopefuls texas gov. rick perry was scheduled to participat
and wind speeds ... wind gusts are about 28 mi. per hour from burbank to long grove indiana ... here is what's going on ... remember the contorted jet stream configuration last week? it is not happening anymore ... a jet stream with arctic origins is diving down into the country so we will feel cynical air over the next several dayseel the cool air over the next days.. wednesday and 38 and thursday should bring us 40 degree temperatures it will warm up once again ... we will remain warm into wednesday until the cool air is upon us and that will reach all the way down to the gulf coast it's a dominant whether feature ... we have a front going through tomorrow so we will see some overcast skies ... looking to the tropics we're looking at maria it's a bad leaped not able to get its act together ... we are running at multiples of the normal number of hurricanes and named storms this season ... one last look here at maria is tracking well off the east coast that's good news but it has impacted puerto rico and the dominican republic.. sunny start to the day with a sunny afternoon here in
was found dead in amherst county on august 12. police do not know how the indiana man died. they want to question five hikers who may have come in contact with him. they do not believe his death is connected to another man found dead in the washington national forest last month. >>> the lights are back on for almost all pg&e customers. crews from 18 states helped to get the power back on. irene was one of the most damaging storms in b.g.e.'s history. sunny weather. save the beach weekend along the coast. visitors were down 30% at the beginning of the weekend but by friday evening only down 10%. a quick cleanup eckstein to help business rebound for a good labor day weekend. >>> and those who left town for the long holiday weekend are now heading home, just in time for what travel experts call terrible traffic tuesday. >> let's take a look at 395 right here behind me. traffic is -- you cannot call it heavy, but you cannot call it a risk. according to aaa now is the time to come home. the end of summer ride home may not have the volume of traffic in years past. aaa says it is because of
guarantees have created or maintained 39,000 jobs in california, delaware, illinois, indiana, kentucky, kentucky, kentucky, ohio, ohio, ohio, michigan, missouri and tennessee. some have suggested that this program has been slow to spend emergency funding provided in the f.y. 2000 c.r. the loan process ought to be strenuous. one company originally applied in 2006 and received an a.t.v. loan in 2010 and required four years of due diligence and reviewed to qualify for the loan. republicans seem to be shoing an ultimate umh. expedite the review process. by the way, the company in question employed 400 employees before receiving the loan. today they have 1,400 employees in the field of engineering research and development, design, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance and service, sales and support. the program has an additional 18 loan applications in progress that are projected to create 50,000 to 60,000 more jobs in california, florida, illinois, indiana, louisiana, michigan, missouri and ohio. one pending application would support investments at 11 plants in illinois, indiana, michigan a
creation as a campaign issue. plus the mother of a missing indiana university student is speaking directly to the person responsible for her disappearance. that story not to be missed, it's next. sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. carol. fiber makes me sad. oh common. and how can you talk to me about fiber while you are eating a candy bar? you enjoy that. i am. [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. i was told to begin my aspirin regimen. i just didn't listen until i almost lost my life. my doctor's again ordered me to take aspirin. and i do. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ mike ] listen to the doctor. take it seriously. what are you my grandmother? i'll rock white jeans whenever i want. and with tidelus bleach, they'll stay white. not whitish, not eggshell, not ecru... whatever that . white. that's my tide. what's yours? your nutritional needs can go up when you're on the road to recovery. proper nutrition can help you get back on your feet. three out of four doctors recommend the ensure bra
at the clouds though back in indiana and ohio moving this way. there are some showers here. they're fairly light. i don't expect the moisture from the showers to reach us but i do expect the clouds to be building toward us during the afternoon. hey, going down toward virginia beach or down toward eastern north carolina, ocean city, more clouds and maybe a few showers over the weekend but you'll notice here that we've got the clouds with us tonight at times tomorrow. so, it won't be perfectly blue but we start out with sunshine today and varying clouds today, tonight, tomorrow. 68 today. back in the 40s and 50s tonight. saturday, we're looking at the upper 60s with partly to mostly cloudy conditions. sunday for the 'skins. partly sunny. low 70s. next week, we rebound some. mid-70s by monday. up near 80 on tuesday. could be an afternoon thunderstorm and then wednesday and thursday look unsettled but warm. monika is in now with timesaver traffic. >> what i want to tell you, everybody, is i just got off the phone with authorities in arlington and eastbound route 50 is still closed basically between
at this. a massive bolt of lightning striking notre dame stadium in indiana. a severe storm swept through, releasing punishing rains. the weather became so violent, they evacuated the stadium at halftime and again in the fourth quarter. >>> the former head of the imf, international monetary fund back home in france. dominique strauss-khan arrived in paris this morning. new york prosecutors dropped their case after a maid accused him of attempted rape. let's go to annabelle roberts, live in london. a good sunday morning to you. any word to whether dsk will make a statement, talk to the media now that he's back home in france? >> so far, nothing certain about that, alex, and he made no comment at the airport and chose not to speak to the media when he arrived back at his flat in paris. a scrum of journalists waiting for him, indicating how big a figure is dsk is in france. he and his wife looked relaxed and cheerful once they made it through the reporters. i do expect him to give a television interview, putting for the his version of what happened to him since may. don't really expect a sta
and indiana required you to show a photo i.d. to cast a ballot. republicans in five more states including wisconsin passed laws saying you can't vote unless you show i.d. you did not used to have to show and frankly not all people have. across the nation elected republicans are been hard at work making it harder to vote wherever they can, however they can. republicans in maine, for example, this year passed a law ending same day registration in the state. mainers can no longer register and vote on the same day as they have been able to since the early '70s. today, a maine group that's working to get same-day registration back pointed out that governor la page, himself and nine other elected maine republicans themselves registered to vote immediately before elections. the thing they just made illegal. saying it somehow made maine's elections unsafe. it's not fit for others and has to be outlawed but it's okay for them? in south carolina, nikki haley signed a law making it harder to vote in south carolina. 200,000 people in her state, 200,000 south carolinians do not have the photo i.d. tha
has been reported in sick states, colorado, new mexico, texas, indiana, nebraska and oklahoma. now, four of those cases were considered deadly. health officials believe it is linked to cantaloupes from the rocky ford region of colorado. this is a serious infection with symptoms including fief are a stiff neck and convulsions. older adults, pregnant women, new porns and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk. the cdc is advising everyone in these groups to avoid eating cantaloupe from the rocky ford region. if you have at cantaloupe, seal it in a plastic bag and throw it out. more information on our web site. head to myfoxdc.com. >>> coming up next hour, how do you highlight 225 years of history in one weekend? >> from its ties to a very famous name. holly is showing us how charlestown, west virginia knows how to make it happen. we'll be right back. cksi
in laurel, indiana. investigators aren't sure if the shoot soldier among the dead or still on the loose. >>> italian prosecutors want an appeals court uphold the conviction after amanda knox and increase her sentence to life in prison. a ruling in the case is expected in early october. >>> the banana man has learned his fate. 14-year-old brian thompson was suspended last week for running out on his high school football field wearing a banana costume. his principal threatened to suspend him for the rest of the year. >> administrators told brian thompson they would set aside the rest of his 10-day suspension and allow him to go back to colonial forge high school monday. >> i definitely don't want him to lose a whole year of education. >>> the principal suspended him after his banana man stunt friday night. >> do you think you should have received any punishment for what you did? >> definitely. but not being expelled for ten days. >> they say it wasn't about him running out on the field in the banana suit. it was about him being disrespectful. and the disrespect was him holding up his hand
people in eastern indiana. it happened in two separate locations in rural franklin county. a child found wandering along the road gave police information that led them to the bodies. police are trying to determine if the shooter is among the dead. >>> investigators also looking into the death of a patient at an oakland, california, hospital. police say a fill-in nurse allegedly gave the woman a fatal dose of medication. officials at alt bates medical center say it was a medical error. the patient died on saturday, just two days after staff nurses walked out during a labor dispute. >>> opening statements are set for tomorrow in the trial of michael jackson's doctor, dr. conrad murray, charged with involuntary manslaughter in the singer's 2009 death. prosecutors want the judge to allow testimony about investigators' failed attempts to question murray in the days following jackson's death. the doctor faces up to four years in prison if found guilty. >>> lady gaga making another bold statement. this time for a bullied gay teenager who took his own life last week. he was only 14 years old. ga
will be a challenge for the president and colorado is a great example of a state he won last time like indiana, north carolina, virginia that is going to be a challenge. he's got to get young people energized, hispanics energized, independents. his numbers are way down in colorado. >> what happened? we had just heard 40 years ago that democrats were in the process of locking down colorado, new mexico, nevada. >> arizona? >> maybe even arizona. everything was breaking their way. the hispanic population growth out there. a lot of other things happening. but now just four years later what seemed inevitable? >> these are still purple states. they're not red states. but colorado is a state where the president's national problems are very well represented. the economy there is okay but it's -- there is still an overhang. again, hispanics, young people, he needs an energized base to turn out in a state like that and right now they are not a particularly energized group as compared to four years ago. >> you've got in all of those states competing things. one is that there is generally even among people who w
, mysterious murders rock a quiet rural town in indiana. it all unfolded when good samaritans spotted a child wandering on the road in the town of laurel, 50 miles southeast of indianapolis. that led police to an address where they discovered the body of a man in a house across the street, officers found two men and two women shot dead. right now, it's not clear if the shooter is one of the deceased. a gunman opens fire in the c.i.a. wing of the u.s. embassy in kabul, afghanistan, leaving one american dead. fox news has confirm that the g gunman was an afghan national working for the embassy. this is the third attack in the past two weeks. chris christie's busy fundraising schedule sparking some hope among some republicans he's reconsidering a run for the white house. today, he's stopping in missouri before heading to california and louisiana later in the week. despite speculation, the governor of new jersey has inside numerous times he's staying put as governor of the garden state. you can end up footing the bill for the united nations building. the u.n. is in the final stages of getting a p
you much. >>> in michigan 32% of employers are expanding their work force. indiana is second on the list of states with the best job growth followed by massachusetts, virginia, and minnesota. [ male announcer ] this is the network. a network of possibilities. excuse me? my grandfather was born in this village. [ automated voice speaks foreign language ] [ male announcer ] in here, everyone speaks the same language. ♪ in here, forklifts drive themselves. no, he doesn't have it. yeah, we'll look on that. [ male announcer ] in here, friends leave you messages written in the air. that's it right there. [ male announcer ] it's the at&t network. and what's possible in here is almost impossible to say. ♪ it's got to be a good life >> it may be music to the ears of facebook users. in today's tech watch, the word that the world's most popular social media network will be launching an on-line music svrs, but various reports say facebook won't go it alone. rather, it will partner with existing music services to make it all happen. official word may come at an industry conference lat
and indiana and virginia, they go out and they fight this good fight and to the best they can. as far as nobility, sure, i think that is one reason we don't have a famous great attorney like clarence darrow any more. you tend to get wealthy and as a trial lawyer when you win your first big case, and maybe tara would have ended up this way too but you don't end up representing the attorney for the. maybe was the fact dodaro fell so far in los angeles and had to come back that led them to take a series of cases and is 50s and 60s that we remember him by. i think success store -- spoils great lawyers. >> my name is matt harrington. i think the innocence project is someone representing oj and the work he does in capital defense who is living up to that high standard. i was just going to say i would -- i'm a lawyer and two books one was irving stone's book and very much styles himself as darrow successor. in dealing with darrow as there is this aching desire i have always had to find some place where he feels bad about driving those jurors. [laughter] and i'm wondering if anywhere in that
. research from indiana university find a clean house leads to more active people. house work is also a great way to burn calories. in just one hour, you can burn 300 calories scrubbing dishes. or 400 calories scrubbing floors. just a few around the house tips to help keep you in shape. >> all right did you -- do you feel fit when you do house work? >> i don't know about that. >> do you play music while you eat? >> no, i don't do that. do you? >> not typically, no. >> mirror in the bedroom? >> i do have a mirror in the bedroom. you're getting a little personal. i don't know about this. >> slipped that one in, right. >> i'm so smooth. on medicare with diabetes. you may be eligible for an upgraded meter. >> if you're tired of stabbing your fingertips to test your blood glucose, we have news that could change your life. if you're on medicare with diabetes, then you need to know there's an alternative method for checking your blood glucose every day. you don't need to stab your fingertips anymore. the embrace meter from diabetes care club is easier to use and nearly painless. and the best news is
-controlled house is refusing to do. >>> five people shot and killed in two rural indiana home. police discovered the bodies after responding to a call about a child wandering the streets in laurel, indiana. they say they don't know in the shooter or shooters are among the dead. neighbors warned to be vigilant until pe find out what's going on. >>> allowing testimony about investigators' failed attempts to question conrad murray in the week following michael jackson's death. murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter. opening statements in the trial begin tomorrow. >>> first woman from africa to ever win the nobel peace prize has died. wangari maathai lost a long battle with cancer. she won the prize in 2004. maathai was 71 years old. >>> missouri lawmakers vote to repeal the so-called facebook law, prohibiting features from talking to students on facebook or social netbooking sites. some say it infringes on free speech rights. >>> that's the news you need to start your day. "american morning" is back right after this break. >>> it is 52 minutes past the hour. good morning to you. we asked y
% and 55% of the vote. took big hits. arizona, georgia, north carolina, indiana, florida and ohio, also saw median income drop more than 5%. some close to 9%. that's unheard of. that means people are feeling the pain every day. the same states that saw more than 100,000 jobs lost since 2008. if the president asks what reagan asked, are you better off than you were four years ago? he'd get a resounding no from his battlegrounds. >> right. basically you see the two kind of polls of pain, really. the states that the traditional manufacturing states that were losing ground anyway, michigan, ohio, indiana in particular. illinois lost a lot of jobs. also what had been the high fliers in the past decades. the states that were booming along with the real estate boom, like florida, arizona, georgia. arizona, georgia state, hopes to put in play in 2012. florida, north carolina, nevada, states he didn't win in 2008 that moved into his camp and democrat graphically are positive for him. so you've got this, you know, two polls of states that are suffering the most. now, you know, this doesn't mean the p
and what has not been done in a given area. i visited the fusion center in the state of indiana. i've done it in a couple other areas and i think they represent probably the best hope for giving you the kind of response you want on unity of effort in any given crisis. >> gentlelady from new york, my colleague, ms. clarke. mr. clark from michigan. >> thank you, mr. chair. my question to the entire panel is how can the department of homeland security best judge in urban areas risk of an attack based on the assessment that it uses now? i represent metropolitan detroit. we have a large international airport hub. that airport was the destination of the plane that the christmas day bomber attempted to blow up. there is a strong likelihood that our region could be the target of another attack. now in addition to the likelihood of an attack, the department also needs to look at the consequences of an attack. metropolitan metropolitan detroit did not use that as an example. we have a large population center. we have a border that is water, that is also the busiest international border crossing in t
in a given area. i visited the fusion center in the state of indiana. i've done it in a couple other areas and i think they represent probably the best hope for giving you the kind of response you want on unity of effort in any given crisis. >> gentlelady from new york, my colleague, ms. clarke. mr. clark from michigan. >> thank you, mr. chair. my question to the entire panel is how can the department of homeland security best judge in urban areas risk of an attack based on the assessment that it uses now? i represent metropolitan detroit. we have a large international airport hub. that airport was the destination of the plane that the christmas day bomber attempted to blow up. there is a strong likelihood that our region could be the target of another attack. now in addition to the likelihood of an attack, the department also needs to look at the consequences of an attack. metropolitan metropolitan detroit did not use that as an example. we have a large population center. we have a border that is water, that is also the busiest international border crossing in terms of trade in north amer
has done, great examples on the internet. indiana -- >> those are american companies. >> i've had obviously an iphone. i think apple, google, facebook wonders examples where it's like, you know, you're sort of lakers are competition? you're not even sure. [laughter] >> how is it that america is able to innovate so well given all the challenges we have great companies like that performing so well? >> in other words, the nation is a great innovator. how do you explain that? how does i continue to have been? >> it's kind of like a statement about democracy. you know, it's a bad system, but it's the least bad. well, the united states is the lease that encourage innovation. in silicon valley actually everything is particularly good at encourage innovation. the silicon valley orders of magnitude that is in any place in the world for creating new companies and fostering innovation is quite remarkable. so i don't think we actually need to worry about another country out there out innovativeness. i think like him a like him salinization in the world comes from america. it's true. a ridicul
stories developing. the mother of missing indiana university student lauren spierer writing an open letter to whoever is responsible for her disappearance. she describes the pain that her family suffered over the last three months. she promises the family will not rest until they find lauren. >> gregg: dominique strauss-khan back in france for the first time since a new york city hotel maid accused him of attempted rape. prosecutors dropping the charges. he's facing another attempted rape investigation this time from a french novelist. >> heather: court action resumes in the case of the american student that is on trial there in italy. we may have more of that coming up. we'll be right back. we believe honor is not exclusive to the military. and commitment is not limited to one's military oath. the same set of values that drive our nation's military are the ones we used to build usaa bank. from free checking to credit cards to loans, our commitment to e military, veteransand their families is without equal. ♪ visit us online to learn what makes our bank so different. usaa. we know what i
including employment or voting and denied access of public benefits. indiana allows officers to check the status of anyone suspected in being involved in an aggravated felony and south carolina allow police to check immigration status during routine traffic stops. we have an exclusive look from a letter from a group of business lead towards congressional super committee. they are putting pressure on the committee to cut the federal debt by far more than the $1.5 trillion mandated by congress. ed henry broke the story. >> reporter: it's about 150 business groups coming together led by heavyweights by the u.s. chamber of commerce, the national association of manufacturers urging the super committee on capitol hill which has been slow to act, and they are saying go big, go much further than the $1.2 to $1.5 trillion. they do not put a number on it in this letter. but i'm told by a senior official close to these groups that they are urging the super committee to come up with $4 trillion in deficit cuts. it's much further than anyone necessary town is talking about right now and it would m
. >>> in indiana a woman whose same-sex partner was killed in last month's stage collapse is joining a federal lawsuit that seeks to over turn the state's $5 million cap on total damage payouts and will try to get equal treatment for gay and lesbian survivors. >>> university of new hampshire is delaying its ban on energy drinks. administrators say they're dangerous when mixed with alcohol. the school says they need more time to study the issue and hear from students. >>> when the u.s. military ended its ban on gays serving openly, many people said it was only a matter of time before women were allowed in combat. one u.s. ally, australia, is removing that barrier. barbara, how much pressure will this put on washington to reconsider its policy. >> leon panetta says he'll think about it, but no movement here at the pentagon on that subject. in australia, as you say, they have decided and made the announcement that all combat roles, including commando units will be open to australian military women. i want you it listen to what the australian minister of defense had to say at a press conference ab
, most bizarre, nasty story of the week. comes from a museum owner, smithfield, indiana, in a railroad museum. they're in need of serious cash, want to renovate. the old train cars, used for the museum, but also for -- for the halloween setup and for the whole thing here. so this guy has a really ridiculous idea. he has a bad leg. he severed that thumb a few months ago and kept the mum, mummified, and put it on a key chain. now he is going to sell his severed thumb to raise money to pay for new metal roof for that museum. >> how much does he think he is going to get for that severed thumb? >> takes all kinds to run the world. >> which leads us to our next story about better ideas through failure. apparently some companies are rewarding employees for failing if they come up with innovative ideas because innovation is the key to interesting new developments in business. and how a company deals with failure has a lot to say, about how the -- company does. >> if you fail you can be rewarded. at lowest you are thinking -- at least you're thinking outside the box and can lead to something do
it with more enthusiasm. >> it's from northern indiana where a wild turkey has become a workplace mascot for crews doing a big job at an intersection. some of the guys there call him tom while others insist on calling him kenny. >> whatever his name, he's been hanging around since the work began back in may. the workers just hope their favorite turkey will be okay when the project wraps and -- you know it says the interstate reopens to traffic on wednesday. i was thinking thanksgiving is right around the corner. >> tom i get, turkey tom. i wonder where they get kenny from? >> maybe one of the guys on the job? >> we'll be right back. you go next if you had a hehehered hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hover
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